LTL stands for less than truckload. Ltl trucking jobs often require many stops with loading and unloading. LTL Drivers get paid pretty well but the pay can vary greatly because the way a LTL carrier operates and compensates vary. Some drivers pull pups from terminal to terminal. Some drivers will stop off across states with a few pieces here and a few there.There are also a lot of regional LTL jobs.
There is a lot of specialization withing the LTL freight trucking arena. For instance lift gate service or residential service. A lot of your local trucking jobs will be LTL trucking jobs too.
Can you give us a better description of what it is like to have this type of trucking job?
How is it different from pulling a dry van? What extra training will you need? How long does it take get get trained?
Did you go to a school to get training or did you learn on the job? Is there a school that provides the training for this type of job?
What extra responsibilities did you have pulling this type of freight?
How long did you do this type of trucking job for?
Did you like it? Was it difficult?
Was the extra work worth the money or did you get the same pay as when you pulled dry van?
Thanks to all who make the site useful b sharing information!